Positive allosteric modulator of mGlu4 receptors (EC50 = 1.0 μM for human and rat mGlu4 receptors). Orally available and brain penetrant.
|Storage||Store at +4°C|
The technical data provided above is for guidance only. For batch specific data refer to the Certificate of Analysis.
Tocris products are intended for laboratory research use only, unless stated otherwise.
|Solvent||Max Conc. mg/mL||Max Conc. mM|
Preparing Stock Solutions
The following data is based on the product molecular weight 197.24. Batch specific molecular weights may vary from batch to batch due to solvent of hydration, which will affect the solvent volumes required to prepare stock solutions.
|Concentration / Solvent Volume / Mass||1 mg||5 mg||10 mg|
|1 mM||5.07 mL||25.35 mL||50.7 mL|
|5 mM||1.01 mL||5.07 mL||10.14 mL|
|10 mM||0.51 mL||2.53 mL||5.07 mL|
|50 mM||0.1 mL||0.51 mL||1.01 mL|
References are publications that support the biological activity of the product.
East et al (2010) An orally bioavailable positive allosteric modulator of the mGlu4 receptor with efficacy in an animal model of motor dysfunction. Bioorg.Med.Chem.Lett. 20 4901 PMID: 20638279
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Pershina and Arkhipov (2016) Subacute activation of mGlu4 receptors causes the feedback inhibition of its gene expression in rat brain. Life Sci. 153 50 PMID: 27055390
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